The Week April 24-30


Nixon Farewell

Former President Richard Nixon was buried Wednesday after a ceremony at his boyhood home in Yorba Linda, California. Among the 3,000 mourners were delegates from more than 80 countries and five U.S. Presidents, including Bill Clinton, who delivered one of four eulogies. The service, led by the Rev. Billy Graham, focused on Nixon's foreign policy achievements, touching only obliquely upon the Watergate scandal. "He achieved greatly, and he suffered deeply," said former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. "But he never gave up." Earlier, an estimated 42,000 visitors had stood for hours in chilly, damp weather to pay their...

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